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Jeff Speck

Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who advocates for more walkable and generally accessible cities. As director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 through 2007, he oversaw the Mayors' Institute on City Design and created the Governors' Institute on Community Design. Before that, Speck spent ten years as director of town planning at Duany Plater-Zyberk and Co., where he led or managed more than forty projects. He is the coauthor of Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream (2000), as well as The Smart Growth Manual (2004). He is also the author of Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time (2012) and its new resource manual companion, Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places

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